Day: April 13, 2010

Taxes, Envy, and Power

As the cartoon above points out, we have a burgeoning problem. While heated rhetoric against the “rich” continues unabated, the sad truth is that it is those who actually work hard and accumulate wealth who are paying most of the income taxes. There’s no way to cover this unrestrained spending by taxing those people even more. [“Those people,” by the way, include the middle class, not merely the top 5% of earners.) Thomas Jefferson, a very quotable fellow, said once, [Taxes… Read more »